World Trade Forum

Where trade experts convene

The World Trade Forum is an annual event co-organised by the World Trade Institute each autumn to discuss a topic related to the world trading system.

World Trade Forum 2018

The 2018 World Trade Forum will take place on 28 - 29 September at the EUI in Florence. This year's theme is 'Trade, Development and Sustainability'.

You can find more information here, via the EUI.

World Trade Forum 2018 Programme.

World Trade Forum archive

The programmes for previous editions of the World Trade Forum can be found below:

2017, 'Trade Policy in Turbulent Times'

2016, ‘Behind-the-Border Policies and Global Trade’

2015, '20 Years of the World Trade Organization'

2014, 'International Trade in Electricity and the Greening Economy'

2013, 'Trade Cooperation: the Purpose, Design and Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements'

2012, 'The Rule of Law in Monetary Affairs: Lessons from the Trade Field'

2011, 'New Directions and Emerging Challenges in International Investment Law and Policy'

2010, 'Trade Governance in the Digital Age'

2009, 'Making Decisions at the World Trade Organization: Past, Present and Beyond Doha'